Shorts

by marcon-mat-ufrgs | created - 11 Jan 2013 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

I mean to keep a list of short films as I watch them... Any suggestions are more than welcome ;)

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1. J'attendrai le suivant... (2002)

4 min | Comedy, Short, Romance

A man falls in love while in a subway station.

Director: Philippe Orreindy | Stars: Sophie Forte, Thomas Gaudin, Pascal Casanova

Votes: 1,409

2. Foutaises (1989)

8 min | Short, Comedy

A 9 minute comedy starring Dominique Pinon (Delicatessen). Featuring muted colors with a sepia black and white, Pinon takes the viewer through various examples of what he "likes and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Chick Ortega, Marie-Laure Dougnac, Diane Bertrand

Votes: 1,923

3. Pago Para Ver (2008)

7 min | Short, Drama

A blind man. A belvedere. One coin.

Director: Luís Manuel Almeida | Stars: João Paulo Dias, Edmir Ferreira, Carolina Gandra, José Gandra

Votes: 24

4. Traffic Warden (2004)

Comedy, Romance, Short

A young traffic warden tries to return a woman's handkerchief in this silent TV short.

Director: Donald Rice | Stars: David Tennant, Sophie Hunter, David Crow, Morwenna Banks

Votes: 370

6. Elevator Music (2006)

4 min | Short

Problems arise when a conservative old man walks into the same elevator as a 15 year old girl who likes to play loud music from her mobile phone.

Director: Serdar Ferit | Stars: Liam Nowlan, Natalie Mount, Thomas Waterhouse, Eve Ryan

Votes: 7

7. Sweetnightgoodheart (2005)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Sweetnightgoodheart is a short-film about a man that prepares to make a huge change in his life; but all doesn't exactly turn out as planned and it all turns in the opposite direction from ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zeff | Stars: David Tennant, Kate Ashfield, Diana Hardcastle, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 206

8. L'homme sans tête (2003)

18 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance

With two fabulous tickets to tonight's ball in his hands, the solitary Mr Phelps needs to find the perfect head to please his charming date. Will he risk it all for love?

Director: Juan Solanas | Stars: Laurent Bert, Yannick Blivet, Christophe Botti, Stephane Botti

Votes: 977

9. The Ball (II) (2003)

5 min | Drama, Short

In a small village in Mozambique, two little boys make use of condoms in a different way.

Director: Orlando Mesquita

Votes: 19

11. Isle of Flowers (1989)

13 min | Documentary, Short

The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Furtado | Stars: Paulo José, Ciça Reckziegel, Douglas Trainini, Júlia Barth

Votes: 4,843

12. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

Votes: 37,004

13. Fresh Guacamole (2012)

Unrated | 2 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole.

Director: PES

Votes: 3,326

14. Nearly Dead (2012)

26 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

Randal and his mischievous gang of nursing home dwellers are constantly aggravating Francois, the up tight manager of Shady Grove Nursing Home. While hatching a scheme to retrieve one of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Maynard, Jon Malko | Stars: Sonny Burnette, Ronald Chilton, J.R. Harris, Edd Hogg

Votes: 13

15. Paperman (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.

Director: John Kahrs | Stars: John Kahrs, Kari Wahlgren, Jack Goldenberg, Jeff Turley

Votes: 28,918

16. Sallie Gardner at a Gallop (1878)

1 min | Documentary, Short

The clip shows a jockey, Domm, riding a horse, Sally Gardner. The clip is not filmed but instead consists of 24 individual photographs shot in rapid succession, making a moving picture when using a zoopraxiscope.

Director: Eadweard Muybridge | Stars: Gilbert Domm, Sallie Gardner

Votes: 1,583

17. Accordion Player (1888)

1 min | Short

A very brief film of a man playing the accordion.

Director: Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince | Star: Adolphe Le Prince

Votes: 855

18. Validation (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: T.J. Thyne, Vicki Davis, Dave Kuhr, Pam Cook

Votes: 3,900

19. Late Bloomer (2004)

13 min | Short

Loosely based on the dark tales of HP Lovecraft, "Late Bloomer" is a compelling and humorous journey through a young boy's first sexual education class.

Director: Craig William Macneill | Stars: Clay McLeod Chapman, Sam Borenzweig, Lauren Bond, Godfrey Pflager

Votes: 455

20. Portal: No Escape (2011)

7 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

A woman, named Chell, wakes up in a testing facility with no memory of how she got there. The one thing on her mind, escape.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg | Stars: Danielle Rayne, Alex Albrecht, Brad Arnold, James Logan

Votes: 1,955

21. Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day (1972)

21 min | Animation, Short, Family

Vinni-Pukh is trying to help his friend donkey with huge depression which happened to be on his birthday

Directors: Fyodor Khitruk, Gennadiy Sokolskiy | Stars: Vladimir Osenev, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Erast Garin

Votes: 2,243

22. The Barber of Seville (1944)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

An opera-singing Woody Woodpecker takes over a barbershop and harasses the customers.

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Kent Rogers, Lee Sweetland

Votes: 600

23. Niagara Fools (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

Woody Woodpecker visits Niagara Falls---on the Canadian and American side both, according to some viewers---and asks about going over the famous falls in a barrel which the guard tells him ... See full summary »

Director: Paul J. Smith | Stars: Bob Johnson, Grace Stafford

Votes: 105

24. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)

PG | 13 min | Short, Horror, Music

A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only a "Thriller" can save them now.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Forrest J. Ackerman, Reed Armstrong

Votes: 13,694

25. Woody Woodpecker (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The psychiatrist needs a psychiatrist after attempting to treat Woody Woodpecker.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Margaret Hill-Talbot, Danny Webb

Votes: 809

26. International Woodpecker (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

Woody Woodpecker tells Knothead and Splinter the story of how woodpeckers have influenced world history.

Director: Paul J. Smith | Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray, Grace Stafford

Votes: 48

27. Born to Peck (1952)

Passed | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

An elderly, suicidal Woody Woodpecker reminisces about his life as a woodpecker, as his ability to peck wood has vanished, leaving his life seemingly without energy.

Directors: Walter Lantz, Don Patterson, Paul J. Smith | Stars: Mel Blanc, Grace Stafford

Votes: 84

28. Bunco Busters (1955)

Family, Animation, Short

Woody inherits a large sum of money, and Buzz Buzzard enacts an elaborate scheme to steal all of it, all the while being tailed by a detective.

Director: Paul J. Smith | Stars: Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Votes: 66

29. Gabby's Diner (1961)

Family, Animation, Short

Add a Plot

Director: Jack Hannah | Stars: Daws Butler, Grace Stafford

Votes: 35

30. The Screwball (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A gate-crashing Woody Woodpecker sneaks in to see the game and winds up pitching and batting for one of the teams.

Director: Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Harold Peary, Kent Rogers

Votes: 97

31. Under the Counter Spy (1954)

6 min | Animation, Family, Short

This cartoon is a parody of the then current TV show, "Dragnet". Police are warned of an escaped criminal, "The Bat", who possesses a super strength tonic. He hides the tonic in Woody's ... See full summary »

Director: Don Patterson | Stars: Daws Butler, Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Votes: 55

32. Connected (2009)

7 min | Short, Sci-Fi

A Danish short film, depicting two survivors in a wasteland surviving solely by the oxygen to which they are both attached to. From the Danish filmmakers Jens Raunkjær, Christensen, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen.

Directors: Jens Raunkjær Christensen, Jonas Drotner Mouritsen | Stars: Anders Houmann, Tobias Shaw Petersen, Dion Raufort

Votes: 191

33. Skwerl (2011 Video)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A couple's special meal is ruined when underlying tensions surface. A study of the role of language in communication.

Director: Brian Fairbairn | Stars: Karl Eccleston, Fiona Pepper

Votes: 106

34. Yozhik v tumane (1975)

11 min | Animation, Short

A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect.

Director: Yuri Norstein | Stars: Vyacheslav Nevinnyy, Mariya Vinogradova, Aleksey Batalov

Votes: 5,421

35. More (1998)

6 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Animation

A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough?

Director: Mark Osborne

Votes: 5,072

36. Ostrov (1973)

10 min | Animation, Short

A castaway is interrogated by Interpol, conquered by an imperialist ship, loses his lone palm tree to greedy loggers, is consoled by a missionary who promptly abandons him, is thoroughly examined by scientists, and harassed by journalists.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Star: Elena Chepoy

Votes: 350

37. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family

Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director: Tim Burton | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 20,022

38. Balance (1989)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk.

Directors: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein

Votes: 4,319

39. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day, Simon Helberg

Votes: 39,030

40. For the Birds (2000)

G | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just deserts when a goofy bird drops in.

Director: Ralph Eggleston | Star: Ralph Eggleston

Votes: 25,885

41. Kiwi! (2006)

3 min | Animation, Short, Action

The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.

Director: Dony Permedi

Votes: 7,428

42. Since You've Been Ong (2007)

4 min | Short, Drama

When Elizabeth Ong fails to show up, her three friends rush to give their versions of the day's shenanigans in the alleyways of Chinatown.

Director: Frank Yeean Chan | Stars: Amy Y. Chan, Jay Patumanoan, Dony Permedi, Nicole Tse

Votes: 17

43. Wikus and Charlize (2010)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Wikus attempts to track down Charlize Theron in Hollywood to help him present the Award for Best Afrikaans Pop album.

Director: Sharlto Copley | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Jhon Doria, Andrew Schlessinger, Charlize Theron

Votes: 412

44. Skhizein (2008)

13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.

Director: Jérémy Clapin | Stars: Julien Boisselier, Théo Grimmeisen, Mado Debrus

Votes: 3,343

45. The Girl Who Hated Books (2006)

7 min | Animation, Short, Family

A book hating girl must discover the power of reading when the characters of the books her family owns spill out of their books and infest the house.

Director: Jo Meuris | Stars: Thor Bishopric, Elizabeth Lofranco, Michael Rudder, Harry Standjofski

Votes: 33

46. The Origins of Electricity (2006)

8 min | Animation, Short

Dead heroes Thomas Edison, Nicola Tesla, and Topsy the Coney Island elephant make their return to the screen in this tragic, stop-motion animated tale of two ill-fated lightbulbs forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Benh Zeitlin

Votes: 41

47. One Man Band (2005)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez

Votes: 13,117

48. A Boy and His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie (2013)

2 min | Animation, Short

A wayward atom escapes life in a bit and encounters a friend he can dance, laugh and play with.

Director: Nico Casavecchia | Star: Atom

Votes: 224

49. 6 Minutes (2010)

2 min | Short, Action, Sport

Follows the intensive amount of sacrifice a competitive wrestler must endure for the opportunity to compete for 6 minutes.

Director: Nickolas Duarte | Stars: Henry Cejudo, Brian Haymond

Votes: 9